CHARLES Sturt University has announced the "potential" redundancies of between 100 and 110 full-time workers as it seeks to address a $49.5 million budget deficit.
A statement released on the university's website on Wednesday evening announced a further 35 vacant positions will not be filled.
The job losses are likely to make up about 5 per cent of the total CSU workforce, with about 860 academic and 1285 professional/general full-time equivalent staff working at the university.
The news comes after CSU yesterday announced up to 600 subjects would be axed in an attempt to make up the deficit the university has experienced largely as a result of COVID-19.
Acting vice-chancellor Professor John Germov said the job losses were part of the first phase of a plan to return to a balanced budget by the end of 2021.
"The first phase of staff impacts is focused on divisions and offices and we will undergo a second phase in relation to faculty staff later in the year," he said.
Mr Germov said there may be a "further re-calibration of our staffing profile" during the second phase.
Senior executives at the university have also taken a 10 per cent pay cut.
The university's six senior executives earn between $330,000 and $827,000 a year, according to the university's annual report.